[SciPy-dev] [SciPy-user] [ANN] SciPy 2009 conference opened up for registration

Gael Varoquaux gael.varoquaux@normalesup....
Sun Jun 21 18:50:28 CDT 2009


On Sun, Jun 21, 2009 at 05:10:17PM -0600, Ondrej Certik wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 19, 2009 at 8:01 AM, Gael
> Varoquaux<gael.varoquaux@normalesup.org> wrote:
> > We are finally opening the registration for the SciPy 2009 conference. It
> > took us time, but the reason is that we made careful budget estimations
> > to bring the registration cost down.

> > We are very happy to announce that this year registration to the
> > conference will be only $150, sprints $100, and students get half price!
> > We made this effort because we hope it will open up the conference to
> > more people, especially students that often have to finance this trip
> > with little budget. As a consequence, however, catering at noon is not
> > included.

> > This does not mean that we are getting a reduced conference. Quite on the
> > contrary, this year we have two keynote speakers. And what speakers:
> > Peter Norvig and Jon Guyer! Peter Norvig is the director of research at
> > Google and Jon Guyer is a research scientist at NIST, in the
> > Thermodynamics and Kinetics Group, where he leads a fiPy, a finite
> > element project in Python.

> As far as I know, it's actually a finite *volume* solver.

Darn, I did it again. Although I know the difference[*], I keep mixing up
the words. Thanks for correcting (and making me look ridiculous), Ondrej.

Gaël

[*] Thanks to my girlfriend ;)


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